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Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:15

E ngā mātāwaka o te motu, tēnā koutou katoa

NPM would like to recognise and acknowledge Professor Margaret Mutu from the School of Māori Studies at the University of Auckland - who has this week been awarded the Pou Aronui Award by the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) for her sustained and extensive contribution to indigenous rights and scholarship in New Zealand.

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 15:45

Two of NPM's lead researchers have just been promoted to full professors. 

Professor Jacinta Ruru is based in the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago and in 2016 will commence co-directorship of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Jacinta is on the research leadership team for NPM, was the Fulbright Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Senior Māori Scholar in 2012 and is currently co-investigator on the project - Māori Engagement in NZ’s Extractive Industry (EI): Innovative Legal Solutions. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 18:30

- Optimising the Māori in Māori Economic Development

A recently released documentary on our Media Centre looks at the challenges Māori face in carrying out and embarking on economic development and balancing modern economic 'fundamentals', with ideas and principles that are at the core of being Māori.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:30 to 13:30

Education plays a seminal role in the transformation of life trajectories for all children but especially for those whose life experiences are constrained by poor socio-economic circumstances or social and cultural marginalisation.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 13:00

"Te Mahi Māra Hua Parakore - a Māori Food Sovereignty Handbook" was launched recently at Te Wānanga o Raukawa.

This book received a publication support grant (PSG) from NPM, and makes a connection between the global and the local, between the political and the personal - and encourages us to take control over the food security of our whānau, providing practical advice on how to grow kai traditionally and in a kaupapa Māori way.

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